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Definitions of vehemence

  1. The quality pr state of being vehement; impetuous force; impetuosity; violence; fury; as, the vehemence. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Violent ardor; great heat; animated fervor; as, the vehemence of love, anger, or other passions. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Passionate earnestness; force of words and action; violence; eagerness; urgency. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. The quality of being vehement: violence: great ardor or fervor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Usage examples for vehemence

  1. " There seems to be some difference of opinion here," said the judge, putting his hand over his mouth to repress a smile at the vehemence of the accusation. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. " She is a woman," Nancy said, with what seemed a touch of vehemence – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill